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“Dark City” Documentary Explores Baltimore’s Hip-Hop scene

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When most people think about Baltimore, the city’s thriving music and art scene isn’t likely the first thing that comes to mind. However, the Issa Rae-produced documentary “Dark City Beneath the Beat,” which premiered at the SXSW film festival and is currently available on Netflix, highlights the contrast between Baltimore’s gritty streets and its thriving […]

Issa Rae Set to Voice Spider-Woman in “Spider-Man: Into The Spiderverse” Sequel

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According to the Hollywood Reporter, Issa Rae is set to voice Jessica Drew, a.k.a. Spider-Woman, in the upcoming Spider-Man: Into The Spiderverse sequel. Visit for more information Issa is the newest edition to the cast, and the first new cast member to be announced. Rae will star alongside Shameik Moore and Hailee Steinfeld, who will reprise […]

Issa Rae Fires Back at Twitter Hater

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Each day celebrities get discussed on social media. Sometimes the discussion can be pleasing… and other times.. not so much. A woman took to social media to discuss her opinions on popular writer and producer, Issa Rae. Visit for more information “Issa Rae is not an attractive woman to me and that is okay,” […]

Issa Rae Says Nipsey Hussle Helped Her Squash Beef With Lauren London

Issa Rae Says Nipsey Hussle Helped Her Squash Beef With Lauren London

Issa Rae revealed that she previously had a rift with Lauren London that Nipsey Hussle helped resolve. Visit for more information During an interview with Vanity Fair, the actress reflected on her breakout web series The Mis-adventures of Awkward Black Girl, and revealed that producers wanted Lauren London to portray Issa’s character. Issa has […]

Issa Rae Is Teaming Up With HBO Max For A New Reality Series

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While HBO’s Insecure may be on it’s final season, Issa Rae is here to stay. The actress and producer is teaming up with HBO Max for a unscripted series set to premiere this summer. Visit for more information SWEET LIFE: LOS ANGELES is a reality series following the lives of young, Black adults pursuing […]

Issa Rae Dishes On Possibility of ‘Insecure’ Spinoff

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Words by: Sentwali Holder Visit for more information With the final season of hit HBO dramedy ‘Insecure’ upon us, fans of the series are praying this season will not the last in the universe created by Issa Rae. In an exclusive interview with Entertainment Tonight, Rae spoke of her challenges during the pandemic. “It’s […]

Issa Rae Reaches Film and Television Deal With WarnerMedia

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Issa Rae has reached a new deal with HBO that will keep the tandem together for five more years. Visit for more information Variety reports the new five-year overall deal will bring Issa Rae’s Hoorae media imprint in partnership with WarnerMedia, giving HBO, HBO Max, and Warner Bros. television exclusive right to Rae’s work […]

City Girls To Co-Executive Produce Issa Rae’s HBO Comedy Series ‘Rap Sh*t’

City Girls To Co-Executive Produce Issa Rae's HBO Comedy Series 'Rap Sh*t'

Issa Rae’s Insecure is wrapping up but that doesn’t mean her relationship with HBO is over. She has a comedy series, Rap Sh*t in the works, and the City Girls were enlisted as co-producers. Visit for more information Quality Control’s Kevin “Coach K” Lee and Pierre “Pee” Thomas will also be getting a piece […]

Next Season is The Final Season of HBO’s ‘Insecure’

Next Season is The Final Season of HBO's 'Insecure'

The fifth season marks the series finale for Issa Rae’s hit HBO series, Insecure. Visit for more information “Prentice and I are so grateful that HBO believed in our show from the beginning and kept faith in us to see our vision through the end,” Issa told Deadline. She added that five seasons were […]

Jazmine Sullivan Gives 2021 a Gem With Her New EP ‘Heaux Tales’

Jazmine Sullivan Gives 2021 a Gem With Her New EP 'Heaux Tales'

BY MISS WRIGHT  Visit for more information After six long years, Jazmine Sullivan has finally blessed us with a project and fans couldn’t be more grateful. Heaux Tales dropped on Friday, January 8th and it’s everything we needed and more. The EP is exactly what it sounds like and some; Jazmine redefines the word […]

Issa Rae to Launch MasterClass for Black Creators

Issa Rae to Launch MasterClass for Black Creators

Issa Rae is set to launch her very own master class explaining what steps she took to get her to break in Hollywood. Visit for more information The Insecure creator partnered with MasterClass to provide a series of 14 video lessons. The e-learning company hosts celebrity-led courses and Rae’s own will be available for […]

Is a Collaboration Between Jazmine Sullivan and Issa Rae in the Works?

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Words by: Michelle Dartez Visit for more information Jazmine Sullivan tweeted about how she would love to work with Insecure creator, Issa Rae, and do a short film based on her new EP release Heaux Tales. Issa Rae responded and seems more than interested in making this happen. Could these two talented ladies get […]

Issa Rae Says Season Five of ‘Insecure’ Will Not Focus on the Pandemic

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If you have tuned into network or premium channel television shows, many of them are in a pandemic world. Insecure creator Issa Rae revealed the forthcoming season five will not. Visit for more information “What I definitely didn’t want to do is highlight the pandemic, but I think we’re successfully staying away from that […]

Issa Rae Joins Forces With Hair Care Brand Sienna Naturals

Issa Rae Joins Forces With Hair Care Brand, Sienna Naturals

If you’ve ever needed any inspiration for natural hairstyles, Issa Rae should be on your mood board. Visit for more information She wears her natural hair in different beautiful styles on her HBO series, Insecure, and now she’s partnering with Sienna Naturals CEO, Hannah Diop, to create a new collection. “I think hair has always […]

Issa Rae Recalls Executive Getting Fired After Misunderstanding Her First Pitch: ‘It’s About This Black Woman and Her Black-Woman Problems’

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Another Emmy Awards means another snub for Issa Rae’s HBO series, Insecure. But the beloved actress was presumably rooting for everyone Black. Visit for more information She appeared on a segment during the ceremony highlighting Hollywood success stories from actors that belong to marginalized groups. Rae recalled her first “unofficial” Hollywood pitch that gave […]

Issa Rae is Set to Produce Film Based on Tanya Smith Who Outsmarted the FBI and Banking System

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Issa Rae continues to root for everyone Black and tell their stories. The Insecure creator joined forces with David Heyman to produce a film adaptation of Tanya Smith’s upcoming memoir, The Ghost in the Machine. Visit for more information Deadline gave a breakdown of Smith’s interesting story. The memoir tells Smith’s unbelievable story— of […]

‘Insecure’ Secures 8 Emmy Nominations for 2020 Award Show

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A round of applause and standing ovation is in order for HBO’s Insecure. The entire team of casts, writers, directors, and more of Season 4 put forth its best performance to date. The season can be summed into one word: truth. Throughout the Season 1-3, the audience has grown with each character, expressing both admiration […]